PTP Buying Center Clerk II
Escazu, Costa Rica
hace 6 días

About the role

ABOUT THE ROLE This new role is created to centralize the first administrative step the Procure-to-Pay process, i.e. the PO creation.

You will perform the activities of the PTP process according to defined operating procedures. This role is part of the PTP team in Escazu, Costa Rica.

You will be part of a Centre of Excellence with highly specialized PTP professionals with main focus to streamline, monitor, simplify and improve the Procure-to-Pay process for its internal customers and the Bacardi group.

You will be crucial in materializing the ambition to become recognized as best-in-class for our processes and services within the Bacardi group.



  • Raise purchase orders for all indirect procurement categories (A&P, Point of Sale,
  • Facility Management, IT, Professional Services, HR and T&E).
  • Follow up on timeliness creation of GR (Good Receipt) for the corresponding Purchase Orders
  • Drive process efficiencies
  • Monitor and to generate actions to improve or maintain the good performance of the PTP KPI’s
  • First point of contact for budget owners with PTP questions
  • Attend corporate and GBS trainings
  • Assist in developing training materials for budget owners jointly with Manager and provide training sessions
  • Raise tickets to resolve issues, to add or remove SRM users, etc
  • Create / change vendor master data requests and to coordinate the execution with the MDG super user
  • Monitor accuracy of master data
  • Support with process controls, internal and external audit.
  • Skills and Experience

    To be successful in this role you will have / be :

  • Previous AP or / and procurement experience
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated team player
  • Strong ownership of the PO’s raised
  • Strong work ethic, willing to go the extra mile
  • Strong analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Strong customer service
  • Proactive individual that can collaborate and build effective relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Works well in a team environment and is a self-starter who requires minimal direction and support
  • Knowledge of standard business practices and professionalism in a customer service environment
  • Good understanding of internal controls, standards and processes to ensure data integrity
  • Culturally sensitive and a strong communicator able to interact effectively with all levels with the organization
  • Creative and passionate
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work effectively and achieve results in a matrix organization
  • Process focused with an understanding of end to end business processes and their financial impacts

  • Ability to identify root cause issues and develop plans to resolve
  • Skilled at organizing and prioritizing multiple projects and resource constraints to optimize results
  • Ability to communicate effectively to senior leadership
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • IT Skills : Experience with SAP and SRM are a plus
  • Language Skills : Fluent in Spanish and English, any other languages are a plus
  • The following experiences are preferred :

  • Solid knowledge of Bacardi Business Partner / Shared Services / Centre of Expertise
  • Experience in Shared Services environment
  • Relevant education : University degree in Business / Finance or related discipline

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